Jennerstown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jennerstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Jennerstown had a population of 683 as of July 1, 2016. Jennerstown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jennerstown is located at latitude 40.1633 and longitude -79.061 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Jennerstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,949 feet.

The Borough of Jennerstown (GNIS ID: 1215590) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jennerstown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jennerstown: Jennertown.

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Jennerstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 683
Population in Households 677
Population in Familes 580
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 355
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 290
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $151,020
Average Home Value $155,172


Median Household Income $54,501
Average Household Income $67,808
Per Capita Income $27,882
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.41%
Households -0.16% -0.35%
Families 0.23% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jennerstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jennerstown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1163 34th
Population Density1 # 1545 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1468 17th
Median Household Income # 598 66th
Per Capita Income # 579 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.